Shell (NYSE:SHEL) vs. New Source Energy Partners (OTCMKTS:NSLPQ) Financial Analysis

New Source Energy Partners (OTCMKTS:NSLPQGet Free Report) and Shell (NYSE:SHELGet Free Report) are both oils/energy companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, risk, profitability, earnings, valuation and dividends.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

9.2% of Shell shares are owned by institutional investors. 1.0% of Shell shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Risk & Volatility

New Source Energy Partners has a beta of -6.82, meaning that its share price is 782% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Shell has a beta of 0.61, meaning that its share price is 39% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares New Source Energy Partners and Shell’s gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
New Source Energy Partners N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Shell $316.62 billion 0.69 $19.36 billion $5.66 11.80

Shell has higher revenue and earnings than New Source Energy Partners.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent ratings and recommmendations for New Source Energy Partners and Shell, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
New Source Energy Partners 0 0 0 0 N/A
Shell 0 2 1 0 2.33

Shell has a consensus price target of $67.00, indicating a potential upside of 0.36%.


This table compares New Source Energy Partners and Shell’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
New Source Energy Partners N/A N/A N/A
Shell 5.99% 14.69% 6.79%


Shell beats New Source Energy Partners on 8 of the 8 factors compared between the two stocks.

About New Source Energy Partners

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New Source Energy Partners L.P. acquires, owns, develops, and produces oil and natural gas properties in the United States. It operates through two segments, Exploration and Production, and Oilfield Services. The company also offers various oilfield services, including wellsite services during the drilling and completion stages of a well, such as blowout prevention, surface valve, and flowback services for horizontal and vertical wells in oil, natural gas, and NGL production regions in North America. New Source Energy GP, LLC operates as a general partner of the company. The company was founded in 2012 and is headquartered in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. On March 15, 2016, New Source Energy Partners LP, along with its affiliate, filed a voluntary petition for liquidation under Chapter 7 in the US Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware.

About Shell

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Shell plc operates as an energy and petrochemical company Europe, Asia, Oceania, Africa, the United States, and Rest of the Americas. The company operates through Integrated Gas, Upstream, Marketing, Chemicals and Products, and Renewables and Energy Solutions segments. It explores for and extracts crude oil, natural gas, and natural gas liquids; markets and transports oil and gas; produces gas-to-liquids fuels and other products; and operates upstream and midstream infrastructure necessary to deliver gas to market. The company also markets and trades natural gas, liquefied natural gas (LNG), crude oil, electricity, carbon-emission rights; and markets and sells LNG as a fuel for heavy-duty vehicles. In addition, it trades in and refines crude oil and other feed stocks, such as low-carbon fuels, lubricants, bitumen, sulphur, gasoline, diesel, aviation fuel, and marine fuel; produces and sells petrochemicals for industrial use; and manages oil sands activities. Further, the company produces base chemicals comprising ethylene, propylene, and aromatics, as well as intermediate chemicals, such as styrene monomer, propylene oxide, solvents, detergent alcohols, ethylene oxide, and ethylene glycol. Additionally, it generates electricity through wind and solar resources; produces and sells hydrogen; and provides electric vehicle charging services. The company was formerly known as Royal Dutch Shell plc and changed its name to Shell plc in January 2022. Shell plc was founded in 1907 and is headquartered in London, the United Kingdom.

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